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Library Resources and Services Rowena Stewart Liaison Librarian To cover: Where your books and journals are Finding out if the Library has what you need Getting what the Library doesnt have Finding academic literature on your subject Slide 2 Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library print books KB Library Store - all KB print journals Informatics, Medicine & HSS in Main Library, George Square Murray Library building: 08:30 - 23:00 09/noon - 19:00 Print journals in Library Annexe, South Gyle. Slide 3 Which Library? Library Catalogue print journals and (online or print) books renew books on loan On the Library homepage at http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/library Library tab on MyEd Slide 4 Which Library? Slide 5 Borrowing Books 40 books (including up to 3 Reserve books) Standard loan = 12 weeks. Short loan = 1 week Reserve books = up to 3 hours or overnight Most books (excluding Reserve books) may be renewed up to 5 times http://catalogue.lib.ed.ac.uk/vwebv/login Slide 6 Borrowing Books Fines for overdue books - 20p per day for standard books - 50p per day for short loan books - 1 per day for overdue recalled books (- 2p per minute for overdue reserve books) 5 days grace applies to overdue standard loan books on day 6, fine is added at cost of 6 days overdue. no grace period for overdue recalled books For books you want to read but which are on loan: Ask library staff to recall them for you Slide 7 Many thousands of journals online Not always bought from every available host site Not always bought for access from volume 1 to now Check electronic journals pages not the default tab Online Physics Collection http://sfxhostedeu.exlibrisgroup.com/Edinburgh/az Slide 8 E-journals In the e-journal pages you can search, browse or look at subject groupings. The library catalogue link goes to the same information but the ejournal pages are more up to date with purchases. Slide 9 Off-campus access to online collection Through EASE (authentication) / MyEd (portal) VPN access to University network + wireless access http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/vpn Eduroam JANET Roaming Service secure internet access from eduroam- enabled institution around the world. http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/wireless/jrs Use eduroam not central to connect to normal campus network. http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/wireless University of Edinburgh EASE If youve not logged in and cant get full- text you can try this but better information via Library tools. Slide 10 Inter-Library Loan (ILL) for what we dont have For (non-UoEd) UK theses start at EThOS. If asked to pay use ILL. North American and worldwide Dissertations and Theses (then ILL) Intra-library loan - get material from other UoEdinburgh libraries sent to KB same form FREE http://illiad.lib.ed.ac.uk/illiad/ 30 free per year [20 for taught postgraduates, 5 for undergraduates] then 5 per request received take e-payment requests to Physics Admin Slide 11 Suggest the Library buys Something Books: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/RAB Journals me (Liaison Librarian) or library rep: Victoria Martin Slide 12 Databases for Reviewing the Literature You will need at some stage to find out what has already been published in your research field: WoK (Science Citation Index, Proceedings) Tracking a particularly useful article through the literature since it was published. Also journal impact factors. Inspec Pre-prints, fulltext repositories - ArXiv.org, ADS, CERN Full-text from publishers IEEE, AIP, IoP, APS Index to Theses UK and Irish Theses EThOS (UK) & Dissertations and Theses (North America+) full text theses ERA full text of recent UoEd theses - http://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/http://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/ Slide 13 Where to find (out about) databases A-Z list and lists by subject http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/databases-subjects Subject guides to go to pages which include this presentation. Searcher (default tab) for quick searches and probable full-text Slide 14 Types of Resources Follow link Types of resources at http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/finding-resources Slide 15 Help Rowena Stewart, rm1406 JCMB Tel: 650 5207 e-mail: rowena.stewart@ed.ac.uk This presentation at www.ed.ac.uk/is/subject-guides-physics ISiskills www.iskills.is.ed.ac.ukwww.iskills.is.ed.ac.uk eg EndNote http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/help IAD Programme: Finding Academic Literature http://www.ed.ac.uk/iadhttp://www.ed.ac.uk/iad Chemistry, Maths & Physics: Tues 22 nd Oct, 9.30am rm3212 JCMB Multiple others Happy to see people/take questions individually: